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Author Hero, Rodney E., 1953-

Title Faces of inequality : social diversity in American politics / Rodney E. Hero.

Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.

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Description 1 online resource (vii, 193 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-187) and index.
Contents 1 Social Diversity and the Study of State Politics and Policy; 2 The Social Diversity Interpretation in Perspective: Reviewing Other Explanations of State Politics; 3 Social Diversity and Political Institutions, Political Processes, and Attitudes; 4 Social Diversity and the Formal Institutions of State Government; 5 Social Diversity and State Public Policies: Education, Health, and Welfare; 6 Social Diversity and State Public Policies: Other Issues; 7 Social Diversity at the Substate Level; 8 The Social Diversity Interpretation of State Politics and Policy in Perspective; Notes.
Summary The thesis of "Faces of Inequality" is that a state's racial and ethnic composition, more than any other factor, directs its political processes and policies. Social diversity is therefore central to any understanding of state political cultures. Opposing conventional wisdom, Rodney Hero seeks to provide a completely new lens through which to view American politics.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Multiculturalism -- United States -- States.
Political culture -- United States -- States.
State governments -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Hero, Rodney E., 1953- Faces of inequality. New York : Oxford University Press, 1998 (DLC) 97036985
ISBN 9780198027720 (electronic bk.)
0198027729 (electronic bk.)
019511714X (Cloth)